41. Sonny Liston
Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world met the fate of so many other star athletes in his sport. With no money, and suffering from both anxiety and depression, he began to abuse drugs – later dying from a drug overdose.
42. Tiffany Darwish
Singer Tiffany Darwish was a one hit wonder with her song “I Think We’re Alone Now” in the 1980’s, her one other claim to fame being an appearance in Playboy Magazine in 2001. At 45 years of age she now lives in Tennessee where she owns and operates “Tiffany’s Boutique.”
43. Mackenzie Rosman
Mackenzie Rosman starred alongside Jessica Biel in the hit series “7th Heaven”, but chose a different direction than her famous co-star when the show ended. She first appeared on the show when she was only 7 years old, and finished at the age of 18 after appearing in an astounding 238 episodes. She marked her arrival in adulthood by posing for Maxim Magazine before going back to school and earning a Media degree. In 2009 she found her true calling when she founded an NGO called CureFinds – she now spends her time trying to raise awareness around and research funds for Cystic Fibrosis.
44. Kirk Cameron
Cameron had an illustrious acting career with a star on Hollywood Boulevard, and credits in the successful network series “Growing Pains” among other things. That all changed when his father died of a drug overdose. After that he became a minister and devoted himself to God, appearing in a few Christian movies such as “Saving Christmas”, “Mercy Rule”, and “Monumental”.
45. Al Franken
Known to most of us as the character Stuart Smalley on SNL, comedian Franken gave up his celebrity to get a Political Science degree. In 2009 he proudly became the senator of Minnesota.